OJJDP’s Non-Participating States Program 2021 – US
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States Program, pursuant to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act to the following nonparticipating states and territories: American Samoa, Connecticut, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming, and the Virgin Islands.
The overall goal is to develop, support, and enhance the capacity of a nonparticipating state to implement comprehensive evidence-based and promising programs to meet the needs of at-risk youth and youth who come into contact with the justice system that involve collaboration with interested key partners (including law enforcement; juvenile justice; court services; detention, corrections, jails, lockups, and other law enforcement facilities; youth-serving agencies; service providers; SAGs; and nonprofit organizations) to support
DSO: Eliminating or preventing the placement of nonoffending youth and status offenders, such as runaways or truants, in secure detention or correctional facilities;
Separation: Ensuring sight and sound separation of juveniles from adult inmates in secure facilities (such as adult jails, lockups, and secure detention and correctional facilities);
Jail Removal: Eliminating the detention or confinement of juveniles in adult jails and lockups; and
RED: Identifying and reducing racial and ethnic disparities among youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.
The program objective is to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive program for “carrying out activities of the kinds.
Anticipated Number of Awards: 8
Anticipated Maximum Dollar Amount of Awards: $7,381,419.00
Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36
Anticipated Total Amount to be Awarded Under Solicitation: $10,953,363.00
Dollar Amount for Award:
American Samoa: $75,000.00
New Mexico: $444,783.00
Virgin Islands: $74,567.00
If awarded, the successful applicants will be required to submit the following deliverables to OJJDP within the first 6 months for review and approval:
Conduct a Nonparticipating States Profile assessment to help identify existing resources and key partners, and identify gaps and barriers faced and other areas of need for carrying out activities designed in the core requirements of the Formula Grants program.
Design a Nonparticipating States Plan that establishes long-term priorities, directs resources toward achieving specific goals, and strengthens the grantee’s programming for carrying out activities designed to support compliance with the core requirements of the Formula Grants program of the nonparticipating state.
Create a Monitoring Work plan to aid in evaluating the effectiveness of program activities as the grantee works to implement its Nonparticipating State Plan. The monitoring work plan should include major strategies associated with the goals and objectives of the project, programs/services to implement strategy, tasks/activities, and a plan for completion of each strategy; as well as the identification of the lead responsible party for carrying out activities designed to support compliance with the core requirements of the Formula Grants program. A comprehensive report assessing the effectiveness of the implementation of collaborative efforts, services provided, summary findings of performance measures, and data collected will be submitted to OJJDP at the end of the program.
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333976